The NANOGrav Nine-year Data Set: Limits on the Isotropic Stochastic Gravitational Wave Background

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Arzoumanian, Zaven ; Brazier, Adam ; Burke-Spolaor, Sarah ; Chamberlin, Sydney ; Chatterjee, Shami ; Christy, Brian ; Cordes, Jim ; Cornish, Neil ; Demorest, Paul ; Deng, Xihao ; Dolch, Tim ; Ellis, Justin ; Ferdman, Rob ; Fonseca, Emmanuel ; Garver-Daniels, Nate ; Jenet, Fredrick ; Jones, Glenn ; Kaspi, Vicky ; Koop, Michael ; Lam, Michael ; Lazio, Joseph ; Levin, Lina ; Lommen, Andrea ; Lorimer, Duncan ; Luo, Jin ; Lynch, Ryan ; Madison, Dustin ; McLaughlin, Maura ; McWilliams, Sean ; Mingarelli, Chiara ... view all 48 authors (2015)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3847/0004-637X/821/1/13
  • Subject: Astrophysics - Astrophysics of Galaxies | Astrophysics - High Energy Astrophysical Phenomena

We compute upper limits on the nanohertz-frequency isotropic stochastic gravitational wave background (GWB) using the 9-year data release from the North American Nanohertz Observatory for Gravitational Waves (NANOGrav) collaboration. We set upper limits for a GWB from s... View more